Daily exposure to sunlight increases our risk of acquiring and developing skin-related diseases. One of the most common skin-related diseases in the United States is skin cancer. Skin cancer may appear as a spot or lesion on your skin that may go unnoticed at first. It may sound worrisome, but nearly all skin cancers are
While your primary care physician can handle many common and simple skin problems, you may need to see a dermatologist if you have one that covers a significant part of your body, if it may lead to extensive scarring or permanent skin damage, or if you think it signifies a potentially serious underlying medical condition.